Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom review

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Donald Wyllie Forum Member • Posts: 78
Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom review
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I've used my 8080 since they first appeared and I still like it. Great lens. Some reviewers complain about slow write times in Raw - 13 seconds is an eternity. Just for fun I used a 2Gb H xD card. Write times came down to 10 seconds. Not much improvement but every little helps. Camera has the 78 firmware.
The camera is inclined to miss-focus in low light and sometimes I find using spot focus helps. Now that I'm aware of the focus problem I just check more carefully.

Problems:

Occasional miss-focus in low light.

Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom
8 megapixels • 1.8 screen • 28 – 140 mm (5×)
Announced: Feb 12, 2004
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4.6
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